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  • adv. In a contrasting manner

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  • adv. in a contrasting manner


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  • A contrastingly world-jazzy composer with a folksong-inflected personal vision is Israeli double-bassist Avishai Cohen, previewing music from his new Seven Seas album.

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  • I also like the way it pairs contrastingly with the glass exterior walls.

    Andrea Salviniā€™s Light Filled Modern American Cabin | Inhabitat

  • Indeed, the first look set the tone with a diaphanous asymmetrical chiffon skirt paired with a contrastingly military belted jacket and furry "harness booties" from the designer's Payless Gold collection.

    Nicole Berrie: Designer Christian Siriano Earns His Cool Factor

  • The progressing systems, contrastingly, were written with a walking in mind.

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  • Michael Arenella's Dreamland Orchestra, contrastingly, offers smooth re-creations of 1920s dance sides with a solid two-beat bounce.

    Vince Giordano and the Underground Nighthawk Boogie

  • The organisers of the Extraordinary Measures exhibition, which also includes contrastingly vast figures by Ron Mueck inside the hall, said some of the mini people might have met other predators.

    Tiny artworks vanish from stately home

  • Garland, contrastingly, simply says those few words the way a prepubescent girl would.

    When a Star Was Born

  • Her Wasilla plain-speak and political outsiderness, so obviously uninformed by the elite universities of the liberal Northeast or the halls of power in Washington, contrastingly telegraphed to the media that however serious or unserious she was about her faith, it was probably scarier than even they could imagine.


  • The idea is that we tend to broadcast so much of our personal life on the internets via facebook, twitter, and the like and are contrastingly becoming more and more insular in regards to face to face interactions.

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  • Sze-Lorrain expects readers to do their own research into the history and with her agonizing descriptions in powerful, sometimes contrastingly beautiful, language she gives us every reason to do so.

    Book Review: Water the Moon by Fiona Sze-Lorrain « Gender Across Borders


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